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W. H. Monroe and family, 2502 Gray Avenue. Courtesy Woodson Research Center.
Public Space, Urbanism, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Visualizing Black Houston in 1915

September 22, 2021
Norie Guthrie
ADU progress. Courtesy Construct.
Architecture, Place, News, Interview, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Checking in With Construct

August 20, 2021
Jack Murphy
Photo by Becky Lai/flickr. Via the 2021 State of Housing in Harris County and Houston.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Lessons From the 2021 State of Housing in Harris County and Houston

July 7, 2021
Jack Murphy
Courtesy Amelyn Ng.
Architecture, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Interview, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Stay-at-home Stress

April 21, 2021
Amelyn Ng
West Street Recovery co-founder Andrew Cobb leads a plumbing workshop in northeast Houston. Courtesy West Street Recovery.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

The Total Emptiness of the Texas Freeze: A Formal Analysis of Winter Storm Uri

March 26, 2021
Alice Liu
The effects of COVID-19 and its related vaccines do not effect all Houstonians equally. Photo by Fusion Medical Animation via Unsplash.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Infrastructure, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Inequity Exists in Houston’s Vaccination Efforts

February 25, 2021
Kaede Polkinghorne and Susan Rogers
Kelly Village Community Park, by Brave Architecture in collaboration with Val Glitsch, FAIA, and Asakura Robinson. Image by Peter Molick.
Architecture, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Preservation, Place, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Kell(e)y Courts/Village: What’s in a Name?

December 30, 2020
Stephen Fox
Recenter's Fred and Susan Dailey Building, designed by Brave Architecture. Photo by Geoffrey Lyons.
Architecture, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Public Transit, Place, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Recenter Sets an Example in Midtown

December 8, 2020
Marcel Merwin
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Interview, Houston, Housing, Events, Environment, Design

Civic Forum: Responses & Next Steps

December 4, 2020
Jack Murphy
John S. Chase – The Chase Residence, 2020. Distributed by Tower Books, an imprint of the University of Texas at Austin Press.
Architecture, Racial Equity, Place, News, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

A Tale of Two Courtyards: John S. Chase at Home

November 30, 2020
Mona Elamin
Courtesy The Open Workshop, 2020.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Other Cities, Interview, Housing, Environment, Design

All Form is Political: A Conversation Centered on Housing

November 24, 2020
Neeraj Bhatia
Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing

Key Findings From the Kinder Institute’s 2020 State of Housing Report

November 10, 2020
Jack Murphy